A metaphorical memoir
“Slater has the playful mind of a philosopher
and the exquisite, unique voice of a poet.”
— The Washington Post Book World. Mixing
memoir with mendacity, the author examines
memories of her youth, when after being diagnosed with a strange illness she developed
seizures and neurological disturbances—and
the compulsion to lie.
Penguin 240 pp. 978-0-14-200006-9 $15.00
PrOZAC dIAr Y
“A powerful book... What makes her book most
worthwhile is her discussion of the subtler
perils of prozac.”—The New York Times.
Penguin 224 pp. 978-0-14-026394-7 $15.00
Claudia J. Strauss
TALKInG TO AnXIETY
Simple Ways To Support Someone
In Your Life Who Suffers From Anxiety
Foreword by Jeanne Albronda Heaton, Ph.D.
Strauss outlines the different forms of clinical
anxiety, identifies the telltale signs of each, and
offers advice on actions to take—or not to
take—to help loved ones feel safer.
NAL 224 pp. 978-0-451-21209-2 $12.95
Claudia J. Strauss and Martha Manning, Ph.D.
TALKInG TO dEPrESSIOn
Simple Ways to Connect When
Someone in Your Life Is depressed
This compassionate guide helps readers understand what their depressed loved one is going
through, and why certain approaches help
while others can potentially do damage.
NAL 224 pp. 978-0-451-20986-3 $13.00
Young and depressed in America
“A powerful portrait of one girl’s journey
through the purgatory of depression.”— The
New York Times Book Review.
Riverhead 384 pp. 978-1-573-22512-0 $14.00
384 pp. 978-1-57322-962-3 $14.00
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Greg Baer, M.D.
f rEAL LOVE In mArrIAGE
The Truth About Finding Genuine
Happiness now and Forever
No matter how many wounds have been inflicted in a marriage, Baer believes that they can be
healed, giving both partners the sense of fulfillment and joy they’ve always wanted. With
practical anecdotes and exercises throughout.
Gotham 352 pp. 978-1-592-40310-3 $13.00
Paperback available September 2007
Also of interest: Real Love 978-1-592-40047-8
Sherry Suib Cohen
SECrETS OF A VEr Y GOOd mArrIAGE
Lessons from the Sea
In 30 short, wry, and Bombeckian essays, a
woman reflects on her long and happy marriage to a man whose other great love is the sea.
Penguin 160 pp. 978-0-14-023877-8 $14.00
f mArrIAGE, A HISTOr Y
How Love Conquered marriage
“Not just a survey of varying cultural and historical approaches to marriage; it is a probing
yet unbiased analysis of some of the most
important, and divisive, issues of our day.”
—Ellis Cose, author Bone to Pick. “Coontz has
captured our times like a bug in amber.”—Dr.
Helen Fisher, author of Why We Love: The
Nature and Chemistry of Love.
Penguin 448 pp. 978-0-14-303667-8 $16.00
f LUST In TrAnSLATIOn
The rules of Infidelity
from Tokyo to Tennessee
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Robert Emery, Ph.D.
f THE TrUTH ABOUT
CHILdrEn And dIVOrCE
dealing with the Emotions So You
and Your Children Can Thrive
“Based on Dr. Emery’s extensive clinical and
research experience, this book will help divorcing couples and their children deal with the
many challenges associated with marital breakups and build happier, more fulfilling
lives.”—E. Mavis Hetherington, Ph.D., Professor
Emeritus of Psychology, University of Virginia.
Plume 336 pp. 978-0-452-28716-7 $15.00
Emily Fox Gordon
f ArE YOU HAPPY?
A Childhood remembered
An evocation of a peculiar and paradoxical
kind of happiness—the happiness of an unhappy child. Gordon recounts how her childish
view of the world was lost, and of how that
loss ended her childhood. “A wonderfully illuminating memoir.”—Rosellen Brown, author
of Half a Heart.
Riverhead 288 pp. 978-1-59448-904-4 $23.95
The Ultimate Guide to
Adopting Quickly and Safely
Renowned attorney and adoption expert
Randall Hicks delivers the step-by-step information parents need in order to adopt a
child—domestically or internationally—in a
year or less. “Educational and empowering.”
Perigee 320 pp. 978-0-399-53368-6 $15.95
Available November 2007
Charlotte Kasl, Ph.D.
f IF THE BUddHA mArrIEd
Creating Enduring relationships
on a Spiritual Path
Combining key teachings of Buddhism with
elements of psychology, If the Buddha Married is
a guide through the joys and thickets of relationships that last and grow. “Filled with
succinct and practical advice that is immersed
in spiritual wisdom.”—Brenda M. Schaeffer,
author of Is It Love or Is It Addiction?
Penguin 272 pp. 978-0-14-019622-1 $13.00
Also of interest: If the Buddha Dated 978-0-14-019583-5,
If the Buddha Got Stuck 978-0-14-219628-1
dAUGHTEr OF THE QUEEn OF SHEBA
“Vividly capturing both the horror of her
mother’s illness and the seductive, transporting power of her insanity—its energy, its
dazzling boldness—Lyden communicates one
of the most elusive lessons of adulthood: how
it’s possible to love a parent not just in spite of
her or his flaws but also because of them.”
—The New York Times Book Review.
Penguin 272 pp. 978-0-14-027684-8 $14.00
Clifford Notarius, Ph.D. and Howard Markman, Ph.D.
WE CAn WOrK IT OUT
How to Solve Conflicts, Save Your marriage,
and Strengthen Your Love for Each Other
This clear, simple guide based on a ground-breaking twenty-year study, reveals the specific
factors that make a marriage work.
Perigee 336 pp. 978-0-399-52137-9 $14.95
Karen Prop and Jean Trounstine, Editors
f WHY I’m STILL mArrIEd
Women Write Their Hearts Out on Love,
Loss, Sex, and Who does the dishes
Twenty-four bestselling and award-winning
women writers—married a few years, a few
decades, or a few times—explore one of life’s
most challenging and rewarding relationships.
“Many a reader will find herself in these
pages.”—The Seattle Times.
Plume 304 pp. 978-0-452-28821-8 $14.00